Agenda of APOCP Regional Conference (23-10-2014)
We would like to invite you to attend the APOCP Regional Conference, which will be held at the Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi city, Viet Nam on Nov. 2-3,

Your important contribution will be to enhance the success of the APOCP Regional Conference 2014 and our further collaboration in controlling cancer in the humans. You are most welcome to join in scientific and cultural activities in the city of Hanoi and in the nearby world heritage countryside. Please visit the website for a detail scientific agenda and more information at

Your registration fee will be only paid by cash when you are registering on site at the Hanoi Medical University. 

Agenda of APOCP Regional Conference

1.     Programs on November 2nd 2014 Sunday


8:00-9:00: Registration


Welcoming Remarks


Nguyen Duc Hinh (President of Hanoi Medical University and APOCP President)

Keun-Young Yoo (APOCP Secretary General)

Representatives from Ministry of Health


Keynote Lectures

                          National and International Strategies in Cancer Prevention

Chairs:                      Kazuo Tajima, Honorary President of APOCP, Japan

                                   Nguyen Duc Hinh, President Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


From Local to Global Cancer Prevention Strategies in Asia

Kazuo Tajima

Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan


Direction of Cancer Prevention Research in the Asian Pacific – Experiences of the APJCP

Malcolm Moore

Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, UK


Tea Break

Chairs:       Keun-Young Yoo, Seoul National University College of Medicine

                  Vuong Anh Duong, Ministry of Health, Vietnam


Achievements of Cancer Control in Korea

Keun-Young Yoo

Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea


Partnership in cancer control: lesson learnt from Vietnam

Tran Van Thuan

National Cancer Hospital, Viet Nam




Lunch (6F - A7)


Session 1: Public Awareness on Cancer Prevention

Chairs:  Takesumi Yoshimura,Fukuoka Women's University, Japan                     

              Nguyen Van Hien, Hanoi Medical University

             Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen, National Cancer Hospital


Factors Associated with Cholangiocarcinoma Prevention among Thai People in Ubon Ratchathani: a Health Belief Analysis

Nopparat Songserm et al.

Faculty of Public Health, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, Thailand


Vietnamese Radiotherapy cancer patients preferences for life expectancy information and involvement in treatment decision making

Alix Hall

The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia


Knowledge and training needs of breast cancer prevention and control among district level doctors in Hanoi, Danang, Hochiminh city in 2014

Nguyen Thi Thuy Linh

National Cancer Institute, Vietnam


Screening practice of health workers and breast self-exam practice of women in Hanoi, Hue, Danang, Cantho, 2014

Nguyen Huong Giang

National Cancer Institute, Vietnam

14: 30 – 14:45

Improving Availability of Opioids in Deveoping Countries to Treat Pain in Cancer Patients: The case in Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen

National Cancer Hospital, Vietnam

14:45 – 15:00

Assessment of palliative care needs among patients and their families

Do Duy Cuong

BachMai Hospital, Vietnam


Lung cancer screening, what is valuable?

Vu Van Giap

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam



Tea Break



Session 2: Woman cancer: risk factors and screening for early detection


Chairs:    Chihaya Koriyama, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan

                Tran Van Thuan, National Cancer Hospital


Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Young Women in Iran and the population of west Asia

Alireza Mosavi-Jarrahi 

The Cancer Institute Research Center, Tehran, I.R. of Iran


Breast cancer risk of active and passive smoking by menopausal status

Chihaya Koriyama

Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan


Background risk of breast cancer influences the association between alcohol consumption and mammographic density

Trinh Xuan Thang

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm , Sweden


Breast cancer subtypes as defined by the estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and human growth factor receptor -2 (HER2) – clinicopathological features and overall survival in a multi-ethnic Asian country.

Shridevi Subramaniam

Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

16:35- 16:50

Screening and early detection of breast cancer in Malaysia

Cheng Har Yip

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

16:50 – 17:05

Evaluating the late toxicities of the gastrointestinal tract and the urinary tract and some hematologic toxicities of high dose rate brachyradiation therapy  combined external radiation concurrent with weekly cisplatin  radiation for patients with cervical cancer stage IIB-IIIB.

Nguyen Tien Quang, Tran Van Thuan et al

National Cancer Institute, Vietnam



Welcome Dinner





2.     Programs on November 3rd 2014 Monday


8:00-8:30: Registration


Keynote Lectures

Cancer Prevention Approach

Chairs: Cheng Har Yip , University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaya

             Le Thi Huong, Hanoi Medical University            

8:30 – 8:50

Achieving cancer control now: the need for behavioral change

Rob Sanson-Fisher

The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

8:50– 9:10

Meats mutagens intake and risks of cancer

Kana Wu

Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, US

9:10 – 9:30

Yusho Disaster and its Health Impact

Takesumi Yoshimura

Fukuoka Women's University, Japan

9:30 – 9:50

Factors Associated with Oral Pre-malignant Lesions in Roi-et Province, Thailand

Supannee Promthet

Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

10:05 – 10:30

Harmful smoking prevention: effective strategy in cancer prevention

Pham Quynh Nga

WHO office in Hanoi, Vietnam

10:30-10: 45

Tea Break


Session 3: Biomarker in cancer control

Chairs:              Rob Sanson-Fisher (The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia)

                          Nguyen Van Do, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam            


Plasma isoflavonesconcentration and risk of colorectal cancer in two different Asian populations

Ji-Hye Yoon

Gachon University, Incheon, Korea


The effect of Crilin to immune enhancement in Vitro and In Vivo

Nguyen Van Do

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


EGFR mutation among advanced non–small-cell lung cancer with adenocarcinoma histologystage IIIB/IV

Nguyễn Thị Lan Anh

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


Utilization of next-gen sequencing to analyze ABL1 tyrosine kinase domain mutations in chronic myelogenic leukemia patients at NIHBT

Duong Quoc Chinh 

National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Vietnam


Galeicn -3 in preneoplastic lesions of Gliomas

Nguyen Huy Binh  

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


Plasma EBV-DNA concentration predicts the results of Nasopharyngeal carcinoma Treatment

Dao Van Tu

National Cancer Hospital


Initial assessment of percutaneous Radiofrequency ablation treatment with needle chosen suitably to tumor size for hepatocellular carcinoma patients

Dao Viet Hang

Hanoi Medical University

11:55 – 12:10

Application of CIG FISH technique to classify patients as having high risk multiple myeloma

Tran Cong Hoang

National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Vietnam


Lunch (6F - A7)


Session 4: Environmental and Occupational Cancers; Gene-Environment Interaction and Cancer

Chairs:                 Kwang-Pil Ko ,Gachon University, Incheon, Korea



Occupational Cancer of Mesothelioma

Le Vinh Giang

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


Quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposure and evaluation of its impact to oxidative DNA among coke oven workers in Thai Nguyen Iron-Steel Stock Company, Viet Nam

Nguyen Thi To Uyen

Thai Nguyen University, School of Medicine, Vietnam


Validation of QLQ – H & N35

Bui The Anh

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


Detection rates of colon polyps and adenomas among asymptomatic first degree-relatives of colon cancer patients

Hamideh Salimzadeh

Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease

Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences,

Tehran, Iran


Update on new techniques for early detection of lung cancer

Phan Thu Phương

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


Multidisciplinara collaborative approach for lung cancer patients at cancer centre – Cho Ray Hospital

Le Tuan Anh

Cho Ray Hospital, Viet Nam

15:00 – 15:15

Prevalence and associated of anxiety and Depression in Vietnamese Radiotherapy  cancer patients

Alix Hall

The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

15:15 – 15:30

Colon cancer awareness and screening behavior among average-risk population

Salimzadeh Hamideh

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran


Tea Break


Session 5: Cancer Registration and Cancer Surveillance

Chairs:             Malcolm Moore , Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, UK

                         Hoang Van Minh, Hanoi Medical University

15:45 – 15: 55

Population-based Cancer Registry in Can Tho Province\

CanTho Oncology Hospital , Vietnam

15:55 -16:05

Cancer mortality in Hai Phong City, 2005-2007

Tran Quoc Bao

Ministry of Health, Viet Nam


Cancer mortality in Thai Nguyen province, 2005-2008

Chu Hong Thang

Provincial Health Department of Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam


Cancer mortality in Lao PDR, 2007-2008

Latsamy Sengsounthone

National Institute of Public Health, Lao PDR

16: 25 – 16:3

Burden of breast cancer in Hanoi, Vietnam

Nguyen Viet Anh

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam


Cost of lung cancer treatment

Nguyen Le Quyen

Hanoi medical University, Vietnam




Closing remarks








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